Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb mat

2 senses of mat

Sense 1
entangle, tangle, mat, snarl -- (twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord")
       => twist, twine, distort -- (form into a spiral shape; "The cord is all twisted")

Sense 2
felt, felt up, mat up, matt-up, matte up, matte, mat -- (change texture so as to become matted and felt-like; "The fabric felted up after several washes")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Antonyms of adj matted

2 senses of matted

Sense 1
matted -- (tangled in a dense mass; "tried to push through the matted undergrowth")

INDIRECT (VIA tangled) -> untangled -- (not tangled)

Sense 2
flat, mat, matt, matte, matted -- (not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish")

INDIRECT (VIA dull) -> bright -- (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room")

Similarity of adj matted

2 senses of matted

Sense 1
matted -- (tangled in a dense mass; "tried to push through the matted undergrowth")
       => tangled (vs. untangled) -- (in a confused mass; "pushed back her tangled hair"; "the tangled ropes")

Sense 2
flat, mat, matt, matte, matted -- (not reflecting light; not glossy; "flat wall paint"; "a photograph with a matte finish")
       => dull (vs. bright) -- (emitting or reflecting very little light; "a dull glow"; "dull silver badly in need of a polish"; "a dull sky")

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